Period
to 27 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 27 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > South East
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 39 37 62
Rank change year-on-year -2 +25 +17
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 481 1,515 1,321
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 6.12% 5.87% 4.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.87% 20.56% 20.66%
Number of salaries quoted 527 1,425 1,213
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Office 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,852 7,369 6,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.29% 28.54% 21.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,495 6,193 5,384
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,000 £74,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +7.84%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Office 365 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in the South East

Office 365
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Office 365 in the South East.

Salary trend for Office 365 in the South East

Office 365
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Office 365 in the South East over the 6 months to 27 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in the South East

Office 365
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the South East region over the 6 months to 27 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +1 160 £47,500 +14.46% 42
Hampshire +3 103 £42,500 +21.43% 28
Surrey -6 89 £42,000 +29.23% 21
East Sussex +52 70 £49,165 +58.60% 9
Berkshire -5 66 £47,500 +18.75% 15
Buckinghamshire +16 62 £47,500 -5.00% 14
Oxfordshire +4 42 £45,000 +12.50% 13
West Sussex -13 27 £32,250 -28.33% 11
Kent -2 21 £32,500 - 16
Middlesex +4 3 £62,000 +3.33%
M4 Corridor - 1 £50,001 -
Home Counties - 1 £47,500 -
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2020, IT jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 294 (61.12%) Microsoft
2 284 (59.04%) Windows
3 277 (57.59%) Azure
4 244 (50.73%) Active Directory
5 166 (34.51%) Windows Server
6 137 (28.48%) VMware
7 116 (24.12%) SharePoint
8 92 (19.13%) Windows 10
9 91 (18.92%) Hyper-V
10 89 (18.50%) SQL
11 82 (17.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 82 (17.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 78 (16.22%) MS Exchange
13 76 (15.80%) Citrix
14 75 (15.59%) VMware Infrastructure
15 70 (14.55%) ITIL
15 70 (14.55%) AWS
16 68 (14.14%) Firewall
17 66 (13.72%) SQL Server
17 66 (13.72%) Windows Server 2016
18 62 (12.89%) Windows Server 2012
19 61 (12.68%) Cisco
20 60 (12.47%) PowerShell
21 59 (12.27%) Microsoft Office
22 56 (11.64%) MCSE
23 50 (10.40%) Project Delivery
24 49 (10.19%) Azure Active Directory
25 47 (9.77%) DevOps
25 47 (9.77%) DNS
26 43 (8.94%) Agile Software Development

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 116 (24.12%) SharePoint
2 78 (16.22%) MS Exchange
3 26 (5.41%) Skype for Business
4 24 (4.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (1.66%) IIS
7 4 (0.83%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (0.42%) CMS
8 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.21%) Apache
9 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.21%) SAS
9 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 59 (12.27%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.66%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.04%) Carpe Diem
2 3 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 277 (57.59%) Azure
2 70 (14.55%) AWS
3 49 (10.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 33 (6.86%) OneDrive
5 30 (6.24%) IaaS
6 29 (6.03%) PaaS
7 24 (4.99%) Power Platform
8 20 (4.16%) PowerApps
9 13 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
9 13 (2.70%) SaaS
10 11 (2.29%) Power Automate
11 7 (1.46%) Azure Functions
11 7 (1.46%) Serverless
12 6 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.83%) ShareGate
13 4 (0.83%) Yammer
14 2 (0.42%) Asana
14 2 (0.42%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 2 (0.42%) GCP
14 2 (0.42%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 68 (14.14%) Firewall
2 47 (9.77%) DNS
3 40 (8.32%) SAN
4 37 (7.69%) VPN
5 33 (6.86%) DHCP
5 33 (6.86%) VoIP
6 30 (6.24%) Skype
7 29 (6.03%) TCP/IP
8 25 (5.20%) WAN
9 21 (4.37%) LAN
10 16 (3.33%) VLAN
11 14 (2.91%) Wireless
12 13 (2.70%) NetScaler
13 11 (2.29%) Remote Desktop
13 11 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (1.87%) Unified Communications
15 8 (1.66%) MPLS
16 7 (1.46%) Broadband
16 7 (1.46%) NAS
17 6 (1.25%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (13.72%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.37%) Azure SQL Database
3 11 (2.29%) Power BI
4 4 (0.83%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2019
6 2 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.42%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.42%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.21%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.21%) GIS
7 1 (0.21%) MySQL
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (2.91%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (0.62%) JIRA
3 3 (0.62%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.21%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.21%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.21%) Subversion
4 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (8.73%) Finance
2 16 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.91%) Public Sector
4 10 (2.08%) Legal
5 9 (1.87%) Marketing
6 6 (1.25%) Banking
7 4 (0.83%) French Language
7 4 (0.83%) Law
7 4 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.62%) Advertising
8 3 (0.62%) Electronics
8 3 (0.62%) Local Government
8 3 (0.62%) Retail
9 2 (0.42%) Police
10 1 (0.21%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) Billing
10 1 (0.21%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.21%) Games
10 1 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 73 (15.18%) Support Engineer
2 71 (14.76%) Analyst
3 60 (12.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 47 (9.77%) IT Support
5 44 (9.15%) IT Engineer
6 39 (8.11%) Developer
7 34 (7.07%) IT Analyst
7 34 (7.07%) IT Manager
8 33 (6.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 33 (6.86%) Consultant
9 27 (5.61%) Azure Engineer
10 26 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
11 25 (5.20%) Office 365 Engineer
12 24 (4.99%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 24 (4.99%) Support Analyst
13 23 (4.78%) 2nd Line Support
13 23 (4.78%) Senior Developer
14 21 (4.37%) IT Support Engineer
15 20 (4.16%) Architect
16 19 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (8.11%) .NET
2 15 (3.12%) ASP.NET
3 14 (2.91%) .NET Framework
3 14 (2.91%) ASP.NET Web API
3 14 (2.91%) Entity Framework
3 14 (2.91%) LESS
3 14 (2.91%) Sass
4 11 (2.29%) React
5 5 (1.04%) CSS
5 5 (1.04%) JSON
6 4 (0.83%) HTML
6 4 (0.83%) SAML
7 2 (0.42%) CSS3
7 2 (0.42%) EDI
7 2 (0.42%) HTML5
7 2 (0.42%) REST
7 2 (0.42%) XML
8 1 (0.21%) Django
8 1 (0.21%) Velocity
8 1 (0.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.82%) Data Centre
2 26 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.53%) Private Cloud
5 16 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 14 (2.91%) Public Cloud
7 9 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.66%) Driving Licence
8 8 (1.66%) Replication
9 6 (1.25%) Blog
9 6 (1.25%) User Experience
10 4 (0.83%) Clustering
10 4 (0.83%) iPhone
10 4 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.62%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.62%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 284 (59.04%) Windows
2 166 (34.51%) Windows Server
3 92 (19.13%) Windows 10
4 66 (13.72%) Windows Server 2016
5 62 (12.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (7.28%) Windows 7
8 30 (6.24%) Windows Server 2019
9 27 (5.61%) Linux
10 26 (5.41%) Windows 8
11 13 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.46%) Android
13 3 (0.62%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.42%) Unix
15 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.21%) CentOS
15 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (17.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 70 (14.55%) ITIL
3 50 (10.40%) Project Delivery
4 47 (9.77%) DevOps
5 43 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (7.07%) Migration
7 32 (6.65%) Problem-Solving
8 30 (6.24%) PRINCE2
8 30 (6.24%) Project Management
9 29 (6.03%) Service Delivery
10 25 (5.20%) Presales
11 20 (4.16%) Asset Management
12 19 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (3.95%) Change Management
12 19 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
12 19 (3.95%) Requirements Gathering
13 18 (3.74%) Change Control
13 18 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (3.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (18.50%) SQL
2 60 (12.47%) PowerShell
3 33 (6.86%) C#
3 33 (6.86%) JavaScript
4 20 (4.16%) Python
5 6 (1.25%) C
6 3 (0.62%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.62%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.42%) DataFlex
7 2 (0.42%) Java
7 2 (0.42%) VB
8 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.21%) VB6
8 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 82 (17.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (11.64%) MCSE
3 23 (4.78%) CCNA
3 23 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (3.95%) Degree
5 17 (3.53%) Security Cleared
6 16 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 15 (3.12%) MCSA
8 11 (2.29%) MCP
9 9 (1.87%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (1.66%) A+ Certification
10 8 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (1.46%) CCA
12 6 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
14 3 (0.62%) HND
14 3 (0.62%) MCPD
15 2 (0.42%) CCNP
15 2 (0.42%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (6.03%) SLA
3 16 (3.33%) GDPR
4 6 (1.25%) NCSC
5 5 (1.04%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.62%) QA
7 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.21%) IFRS
8 1 (0.21%) PMO
8 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 244 (50.73%) Active Directory
2 91 (18.92%) Hyper-V
3 75 (15.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.29%) Virtual Desktop
5 9 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.66%) VMware Workstation
6 8 (1.66%) XenApp
7 7 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (1.46%) vSphere
7 7 (1.46%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.04%) Docker
9 3 (0.62%) Firmware
10 2 (0.42%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.42%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.42%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 40 (8.32%) SCCM
2 35 (7.28%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (2.70%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.83%) Nessus
5 4 (0.83%) Terraform
6 2 (0.42%) Ansible
6 2 (0.42%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.42%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.42%) SCOM
6 2 (0.42%) WMI
6 2 (0.42%) WSUS
6 2 (0.42%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.21%) CloudHub
7 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.21%) SCSM
7 1 (0.21%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.21%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 294 (61.12%) Microsoft
2 137 (28.48%) VMware
3 76 (15.80%) Citrix
4 61 (12.68%) Cisco
5 17 (3.53%) Veeam
6 13 (2.70%) Meraki
7 10 (2.08%) Google
7 10 (2.08%) SAP
8 9 (1.87%) HP
8 9 (1.87%) Oracle
9 8 (1.66%) ServiceNow
10 7 (1.46%) Dell
10 7 (1.46%) iManage
10 7 (1.46%) NetApp
11 6 (1.25%) Forcepoint
11 6 (1.25%) NEC
11 6 (1.25%) Nintex
11 6 (1.25%) Sophos
12 5 (1.04%) Palo Alto
12 5 (1.04%) Salesforce.com